Is NAFTA’s replacement about free trade or protectionism? (BIV Today No. 104)
On BIV Today...
Many Canadians woke up to find Canada struck a new deal late last night with the Americans to replace NAFTA. Dan Ciuriak (1:34), fellow-in-residence at the C.D. Howe Institute, joins the show to offer his initial take on why the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement is really more about protectionism than free trade.
And Vancouver housing affordability has plummeted to the worst levels ever on record, according to a new report from RBC Economic Research. RBC senior economist Robert Hogue (8:46) discusses the region’s escalating crisis.
Tyler Orton hosts.